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===Imperial Hill===
 
===Imperial Hill===
In the city of El Segundo. A small roadside park at the intersection of Imperial Avenue and Sheldon Street. A few tables and seats, for other facilities you need to walk down the hill to the small shoppoing plaza.
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In the city of El Segundo. A small roadside park at the intersection of Imperial Avenue and Sheldon Street. A few tables and seats, for other facilities you need to walk down the hill to the small shopping plaza. Bus service from ther airport - Redondo Beach route (496 I think).
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All movements on the South runways can be logged here although care must be taken not to miss those arrivals which turn off early. Some photography possible when traffic is westerly, few arrivals come far enough down although spectacular departue shots can be had with a long (300-400mm) lens. On the rare occasions traffic is landing to the East this is one of the finest locations in the land.
  
 
==Locations to Avoid==
 
==Locations to Avoid==

Revision as of 22:20, 15 November 2005

Continent: North America Country: United States Region: California
Los Angeles International Airport
Location Los Angeles, California
IATA code LAX
ICAO code KLAX
Airport type Commercial
Website [www.lawa.org/lax/welcomeLAX.cfm www.lawa.org/lax/welcomeLAX.cfm]
Overview map [maps.google.com/maps?q=LAX&ll=33.944143,-118.405838&spn=0.060406,0.118721&t=h&hl=en Google Maps]
Communications
Tower
Ground
Clearance
Approach
ATIS


Official Spotting Locations

Theme Building

Shut since 2001.

Other Spotting Locations

Imperial Hill

In the city of El Segundo. A small roadside park at the intersection of Imperial Avenue and Sheldon Street. A few tables and seats, for other facilities you need to walk down the hill to the small shopping plaza. Bus service from ther airport - Redondo Beach route (496 I think).

All movements on the South runways can be logged here although care must be taken not to miss those arrivals which turn off early. Some photography possible when traffic is westerly, few arrivals come far enough down although spectacular departue shots can be had with a long (300-400mm) lens. On the rare occasions traffic is landing to the East this is one of the finest locations in the land.

Locations to Avoid

Location

Facilities and Transportation